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Modi biopic producer criticises Mamata Banerjee

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Sandip Ssingh, of the forthcoming biopic on Narendra Modi, on Tuesday criticised as he came out in support of Priyanka Sharma, arrested last Saturday for sharing a meme of the on

"Mamata Didi, finally your ego has lost. Is freedom of speech too much to ask for in your state? We all stand by Please stop being the Female Dawood of Bengal," tweeted Ssingh, whose movie "PM Narendra Modi" was barred from release by the till the end of polls.

Ssingh's comment came on a day the granted bail to Sharma and asked her to apologise.

Sharma was arrested for sharing on Banerjee's photo-shopped picture superimposed on a photo of from a Met Gala event in

The film "PM Narendra Modi", directed by Omung Kumar B and starring Vivek Oberoi, was scheduled for release on April 11, the first day of polling of the seven-phased elections. But it was stopped by the EC after complaints by political parties.

It will now be released on May 24, a day after completion of polling.

--IANS

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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 16:36 IST
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